November 27th 2020 will be a mega day for cricket fans all around the world. The world will witness three international matches on same day.
Australia, England, India, New Zealand, South Africa and West Indies will be in action. All of them will be playing the first match of their respective tours.
India will play Australia in their first ODI match, West Indies will take on New Zealand in the 1st T20I and England will take on South Africa in the first T20Is as well.
Alongside these international tours, Sri Lanka will begin their inaugural premier league which will began today.
So let’s get down and take a look at each of the upcoming matches.
Indian cricket team tour of Australia
The Indian cricket team are in Australia for a full series, comprising of 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is and 4 Test matches. On Friday, they will play the first ODI to kick off the tour. The ODI series is the part of the World Cup Super League, where India will begin their campaign. Hosts Australia have already played the ODI Super League against England earlier this year, where they won 2-1 to fetch 20 points and are third in place.
1st ODI: Sydney, 27th November
2nd ODI: Sydney, 29th November
3rd ODI: Canberra, 02 December
1st T20I: Canberra, 04 December
2nd T20I: Sydney, 06 December
3rd T20I: Sydney, 08 December
1st Test: Adelaide, 17-21 December
2nd Test: Melbourne, 26-30 December
3rd Test: Sydney, 07-11 January 2021
4th Test: Brisbane, 15-19 January 2021
England cricket team tour of South Africa
England are in South Africa for a short white-ball series. They will play three T20Is and as many as ODIs. On 27th November, they will play the first T20I which will begin the tour. As for the ODI series, it is the part of the ongoing ODI Super League. England are leading the ODI Super League points table at the moment, with 30 points.
1st T20I: Cape Town, 27th November
2nd T20I: Paarl, 29th November
3rd T20I: Cape Town, 01 December
1st ODI: Cape Town, 04 December
2nd ODI: Paarl, 06 December
3rd ODI: Cape Town, 09 December
West Indies cricket team tour of New Zealand
The West Indies team are in New Zealand for three T20Is and two Test matches. The T20I match will begin of Friday.
1st T20I: Auckland, 27th November
2nd T20I: Mount Maunganui, 29th November
3rd T20I: Mount Maunganui, 30 November
1st Test: Hamilton, 03-07 December
2nd Test: Wellington, 11-15 December
Lanka Premier League
Sri Lanka will begin their inaugural premier league called Lanka Premier League or LPL T20 and it will begin tonight. Five teams will play across each other in the double round-robin league. The top 4 will qualify for the “semi-finals” instead of the usual “Qualifier”. On Friday, they will play their second game.
Full series schedule can be found here: 2020 Lanka Premier League
So what are you waiting for cricket fans? Mark your calendars!